Join award-winning Sony Professional portrait photographer Gary Hill for a practical workshop in child portraiture. You will learn studio lighting techniques, portrait photography techniques and how to work with children as you take part in practical headshot and styled shoot set-ups using the latest Sony mirrorless cameras and lenses. Please leave your cameras at home for this workshop as everything you need will be provided. Limited to just 10 people to ensure you get one on one help and plenty of time to take your photographs.
Please show this on a smart phone or tablet or print it off to show on the day. If you do not receive a ticket then please bring your order confirmation or receipt. For in-store purchases, no ticket will be emailed - please use your receipt.
Your ticket is also fully refundable against any Sony A7, Sony A9 or FE lens purchase made within 7days of the workshop!
Award winning portrait photographer Gary Hill has been a full time professional photographer since 2010.
Since 2014, he has also been mentoring and training photographers and is an SWPP Convention speaker and MPA Masters Speaker.
Gary is the only speaker to have been at all the Newborn and Portrait Shows alongside the NI Portrait shows. He has supported the Guild Photohubs, SWPP Roadshows & MPA training days.
Gary is also a qualified Societies judge and has a Fellowship in portraiture.
Some of Gary’s awards include the Societies Child photographer of the year 2017-18, MPA NW Portrait photographer of the year 2018 and twice as Runner Up Societies Studio Photographer of the Year.
Gary has been awarded over 70 Gold awards from the SWPP, MPA, Guild of Photographers and the TNPS Open 1st and 2nd Place 2019.
Introduction to Child Portraiture Workshop:
This is a practical photography workshop. You will be given a Sony A7 series camera and a selection of lenses to use throughout the day and a free SD card to use and take your images home on. Sony experts will be on hand, alongside Gary to ensure you get the most from the cameras and to answer any questions you have. This is a great chance to try the latest full frame mirrorless cameras and see why many photographers are switching.
The below is intended as a guide to how the day will take place and topics covered. Questions and Answers and hands-on sessions do sometimes result in timings changing on the day. Please bear this in mind if relying on public transport and booking tickets in advance.
9.15am - Arrival, refreshments will be available
9.30am - Introduction
10.00am - Studio Lighting Basics
11.00am - Shoot 1: Headshots
12.30pm - Lunch (provided*)
1.30pm - Shoot 2: Styled shoot
3.00pm - Break
3.30pm - Retouch & editing
4.00pm - Q&A
4.30pm - Finish
- This workshop will take place between 9.30am and 4.30pm.
- Please arrive from 9.15am where you will be greeted and tea and coffee will be available.
- Lunch will be provided. A good selection of vegetarian food will be included as standard, but if you have any specific dietary requirements, please get in touch no later than Monday July 15th.
This workshop takes place at Gary's studio in Broughton, near Preston, Lancashire. Exact location details will be emailed to you a few days before the event.
Who will be there?
Sony UK will be providing equipment for the shoot and everyone attending will be loaned a Sony A7 series camera and lenses to use throughout the day. They will also be on hand to answer any questions and provide additional technical support.
Wilkinson Cameras will also be attending and we will have exclusive special offers available on the Alpha series cameras and lenses for workshop atendees. If you're looking to switch systems, then this is a perfect chance to try before you buy.
Cancellations - Cancellations made within 14 days of the event are non-refundable.